San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/13/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+125) Padres (-135)
Petco Park is the site where Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (29-17, 2nd in NL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (23-22, 3rd in NL West) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has the Giants priced at +125 and the Padres are at -135. The total is set at 9. The expected starting pitchers will be Johnny Cueto and Garrett Richards.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/12/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/11/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/9/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Joey Rickard RF Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/12/2020 Chris Paddack SP Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/11/2020 Matt Strahm RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/10/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/9/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/9/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/8/2020 Eric Hosmer 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/7/2020 Luis Campusano DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/4/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/30/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/28/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 23-22 overall record this season. Cueto has taken the mound for 1,903 frames and has 1,602 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 3.38 (714 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.193. He has given up 1,721 base knocks (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 549 walks. Cueto (128-87 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.92 and he has faced 7,888 opposing batters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 154 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 361 base hits and 209 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 161 batters and struck out 362. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .312 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 34 hits this season in 109 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .606 and an OPS+ of 174. Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 169 at bats. His OPS+ is 158 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Giants have 417 hits, including 83 doubles and 61 home runs. San Francisco has walked 137 times so far this season and they have struck out 377 times as a unit. They have left 300 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 235 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
In his pro baseball career, Richards has surrendered 714 base knocks while he has tallied 694 strikeouts in 796 innings pitched. He has allowed 322 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.259 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.41 and he has gone up against 3,340 batters during his pro baseball career. Richards (47-41 career record) holds a 3.64 ERA and has given up 8.1 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 184 batters and walked 68 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 369 base knocks and 181 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 129 hitters and struck out 422 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Padres hold a .487 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .376. He has 54 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 176 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 161. Wil Myers is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 45 hits in 153 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .608. The Padres as a unit have 407 base hits, including 80 doubles and 80 homers. San Diego has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out on 370 occasions. They have had 285 men left on base and have an OPS of .827. They have scored 5.74 runs per game and totaled 264 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (+125)
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